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W. Davis & Sons No. 2859

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A small Victorian mahogany half seconds wall regulator, signed on the eight inch silvered dial W. Davis & Sons, Chronometer, Watch & Clock Manufacturers. No. 2859. The high quality eight day movement with spring barrel, chain fusee and maintaining power. The half-seconds beating deadbeat escapement is mounted on the backplate. Heavy pendulum bob with calibrated regulation nut, swinging against a silvered beat scale.

Circa 1880

Height 25 ins (65 cm)

William Davis & Sons are recorded working in New Street, Birmingham 1854-1880 and in London 1863-1881

Small wall regulators of this quality are very hard to come by, a perfect alternative if you don't have the room for a floor standing regulator.